My Journey

My personal journey toward better health, and enjoying the benefits of full fitness.

27 08, 2013

How Losing Weight Made Me A Feminist

By | August 27th, 2013|My Journey|37 Comments

Feminism isn't all about hating men and burning bras, y'all.

15 08, 2013

Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, & Weight Gain: Facing Facts

By | August 15th, 2013|Body Image, My Journey, Social Construct|83 Comments

Do sexual harassment and sexual assault play a large role in our emotional eating and weight problem?

24 06, 2013

The Day I Gave Up The Brownies

By | June 24th, 2013|My Journey|23 Comments

The night before Christmas, and all through the house.. not a brownie was cooking...

24 06, 2013

Fros in Nerdland: My Visit to the Melissa Harris-Perry Show

By | June 24th, 2013|My Journey, Out and About|28 Comments

My morning at NBC Studios filming the Melissa Harris-Perry show.

20 05, 2013

I’m Bad at Bragging, But….

By | May 20th, 2013|My Journey, Out and About|20 Comments

There may or may not be something awesome in the current issue of Uptown.

14 05, 2013

What Do The NY Times, The Root & The Intersection All Have In Common? Me!

By | May 14th, 2013|My Journey|8 Comments

Just a quick update that I should've written a while ago...

23 04, 2013

What Happens When BGG2WL Goes Back to College

By | April 23rd, 2013|My Journey, Out and About|16 Comments

What happened when I spoke at Amherst College in Amherst, Mass.

17 04, 2013

R.I.P. To The Panty Collection… And The Bras… And The Shoes… And…

By | April 17th, 2013|My Journey|81 Comments

The little things we don't think about when we lose weight...

16 04, 2013

From Triggers to Tears, and When Recovery is Hard

By | April 16th, 2013|My Journey|14 Comments

The story of a very rough morning, and what it taught me.

28 03, 2013

Breaking Up With Fried Green Tomatoes

By | March 28th, 2013|Cook It Yourself, My Journey|32 Comments

My struggle to figure out a family tradition, and let it go.

22 03, 2013

Finding My Purpose, And Getting Out Of My Own Damn Way

By | March 22nd, 2013|My Journey|20 Comments

"Maybe, juuuust maybe, it's time to start taking to the streets to help people. Maybe it's time to try to bring the resources to the places that need it most - the people who have spent so much time living one way, that they couldn't fathom living another way..."

28 02, 2013

Weight Loss… and Your Libido

By | February 28th, 2013|Did You Know, My Journey|73 Comments

Discussing the increase in sex drive a woman experiences when she loses weight.

19 11, 2012

A Weekend With BlogHer 2012: Recaps, Rants, Raves and Relaxation

By | November 19th, 2012|My Journey, Out and About|10 Comments

A recap of my BlogHer Conference experience, and all the epic bloggers I met while there.

5 11, 2012

BGG2WL vs Hurricane Sandy

By | November 5th, 2012|BGG2WL, My Journey|0 Comments

How'd you fare in the storm? How can we help?

25 10, 2012

Returning Home

By | October 25th, 2012|My Journey|21 Comments

I made the awful - awful, awful, awful - decision to return back home to Indiana. I was basically leaving Miami in the middle of their cold snap, only to travel up North for a cold snap that actually involves snow. Really, this was a horrible idea. The last time I saw my Mother, I [...]

9 10, 2012

The Importance Of A Strong Support System

By | October 9th, 2012|It's All Mental, My Journey|6 Comments

The value of a support system to help you through the rough patches, and how mine is helping me through now.

1 10, 2012

Run-tober: How I Became A Runner

By | October 1st, 2012|Exercise 101, My Journey, Running|16 Comments

I'll be working, in conjunction with The US Army, to bring you Run-tober! My guide to surviving my first race!

18 09, 2012

My Re-Dedication And My Goal Tree: How Do You Manage Your Goals?

By | September 18th, 2012|It's All Mental, My Journey|15 Comments

Come and share how you plot, plan and track your goals!

17 09, 2012

The Big Decision (And A Plea For Help)

By | September 17th, 2012|My Journey|23 Comments

Imagine me... sitting on the 1 train. A little nervous, a lot unsure. Wearing my gym clothes, carrying my gym bag and not an iota of makeup, I'm sitting on the train wondering if I really know what the hell I'm doing. That's okay, though. I'm fearless, and stuff... right? I make my way off [...]

29 06, 2012

My Recap Of The @FITNESSMagazine Blogger Meet & Tweet

By | June 29th, 2012|My Journey|2 Comments

My recap of the Fitness Magazine event, and the upcoming quotes from the panel discussions I attended.